Posted By:Renée Boudreau
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Subject:Looking for obit for John B. Witham Jan 19 1910 Boston area
Post Date:September 19, 2013 at 22:14:44
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Looking for an obituary for my 2nd Great Uncle;
John Benjamin Witham Jr.
Birth 6 May 1850 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Death 19 Jan 1910 in Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
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Name: John Witham
Residence: Portland, Maine
Enlistment Date: 4 May 1864
Enlistment Place: Portland, Maine
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Death Date: 19 Jan 1910
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 4 May 1864 at the age of 18.
(He Lied about his age; was more like 13-14)
Enlisted in Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment Maine on 4 May 1864. Transferred out of Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment Maine on 15 Dec 1864.
Transferred into Company D, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Maine on 15 Dec 1864.
Mustered Out Company D, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Maine on 1 Sep 1866.
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Date: Tuesday, February 28, 1905 Paper: Boston Journal (Boston, MA) Issue: 23389 Page: 8
JOHN B. WITHAM (Picture)
Boston Drum Major Who Will Lead Largest Musical Organization At Inauguration Parade Saturday At Head Of Bay State Troops (There is a picture of him)
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I am looking for his obit in the hopes it will tell me where he is buried (Just says Mass.Crematory - Smith & Peak on his death record where Burial is)
Thanks for any help!